12 more people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland, 379 new cases
“Today we sadly report over 2,000 deaths associated with Covid-19 to date in this country."
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has reported 12 more Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
There has been a total of 2,006 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.
The HPSC has also been notified of 379 confirmed cases.
116 of the cases are in Dublin, 38 in Donegal, 30 in Meath, 27 in Cork, 22 in Limerick, 22 in Louth, and the remaining 124 cases are spread across all other counties.
As of 2pm on Wednesday, there are 282 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 33 are in Intensive Care Units.
There have been 22 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.
Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “Today we sadly report over 2,000 deaths associated with Covid-19 to date in this country. This pandemic has impacted, directly and indirectly, on families and communities all across Ireland.
“It is important that we continue to work together if we are to suppress this virus and protect as many people as possible. For the next two weeks, work from home, stay at home and follow public health advice.”